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Tripoli clashes leave 115 dead, 383 wounded: health ministry

World Sep 24, 2018

Tripoli clashes leave 115 dead, 383 wounded: health ministry

At least 115 people have been killed and 383 wounded in month-long clashes between rival factions in Tripoli, Libya's health ministry said on Sunday. The fighting pitted the Seventh Brigade, or Kaniyat, from Tarhouna, a town 65 km (45 miles) southeast of Tripoli, against the ...

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corp.

World Sep 10, 2018

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corp.

Several armed men attacked the headquarters of the National Oil Corp. (NOC) in the Libyan capital Monday and several blasts could be heard, a witness said. Gunfire could be heard as a security force allied to the Tripoli-based government arrived at the landmark building located ...

Mediterranean crossings 'deadlier than ever': U.N.

World / Social Issues Sep 4, 2018

Mediterranean crossings 'deadlier than ever': U.N.

Even as the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean to Europe has fallen sharply, the likelihood of dying during the dangerous voyage has risen significantly, the U.N. said Monday. Between January and July, more than 58,000 asylum seekers and migrants reached Europe's shores ...